Sikh parents and dating

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Sikhs believe in Naam Simran while living a family life which has all the elements of love, laughter, optimism, pride, pity, joy, gratitude, respect, purity, service and sacrifice.The Sikh family preserves human values, cultural identity and historical continuity.It was this social unit which was most important for all the Sikh Gurus who preached the 'life of a house-holder' rather than the 'life of renunciation' which was prevalent in other cultures of the time.All the Sikh Gurus were members of the 'family unit'; all adult Sikh Gurus were married while the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru Harkrishan was a 'bala' or "child Guru".The third Guru, Amar Das (1479–1574) proclaimed: "Family life is superior to ascetic life in sectarian garb because it is from householders that ascetics meet their needs by begging" (AG, p. To understand the family relationships, caste and gender issues need to be addressed from the Sikh perspective.

Sikhs regard marriage as a sacred bond of mutual dependence between a man and a woman.

It is worth it to mention here that Bhai Mani Singh ji took his traits from his forefathers.

Guru Arjun Dev ji implanted the spirit of sacrifice in the wider family by offering his life to uphold righteousness. Marriages are normally arranged by the parents with consent of the children.

He himself lead a family life, was married and went onto have children and an extended family who performed very well the tasks expected of them in society.

All his successors upheld the same ideal of normal family life, expressing it in their own lives as well as in their teachings.

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